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Missouri Heritage
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TitleMissouri Heritage
AbstractPortrait and biographical article about Charles Hardin, founder of "the Hardin college for women at Mexico," Missouri, and elected the 22nd governor of Missouri in 1875, the year of the grasshopper plague of western Missouri and other plains states, describing his efforts to combat the insects, issuing the famous "Grasshopper Proclamation."
NotesSt. Patrick is supposed to have driven the snakes out of Ireland, but his feat may not have been as great as Charles Henry Hardin, the 22nd governor of Missouri, who drove the grasshoppers and locusts out of Missouri.
SourceThe Kansas City Star
Local SubjectHardin, Charles H.
Grasshopper Plague
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID111888
CONTENTdm number24949
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